Bill Moyers Journal | Religion in the 21st Century

Wednesday, 15 July 2009 18:10 By Bill Moyers and Bill Moyers Journal, t r u t h o u t | Programming Note | name.

Bill Moyers Journal | Religion in the 21st Century
Robert Wright. (Photo: Aaron Salcido)

    Airdate: Friday, July 17, 2009, at 9:00 PM (EDT) on PBS (check local listings).

    In his new book, "The Evolution of God," best-selling author Robert Wright examines how the idea of God has changed through history. Bill Moyers sits down with Wright to discuss why he thinks the notion of God - real or not - is imperative to a moral society. "Religion will be the medium by which people express their values for a long time to come, so it's important to understand what brings out the best and the worst in it," says Wright. Robert Wright is editor in chief of, a contributing editor for The New Republic and a contributor to Time and Slate.

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